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Key takeaways from recent reports on the Federal Government’s efforts to combat sexual assault on campus

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2014

The Federal Government's campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses took a significant step forward on April 29, 2014, with the

Green college ratings: FTC scrutiny should temper claims

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2008

Colleges and universities should pay close attention in scoring their own eco-friendliness for the upcoming Princeton Review “green ratings” the Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) may be watching

US government review of proposed acquisitions by foreign companies

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2008

On October 24, 2007, the Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007 (FINSA) became effective

Judge questions efficacy of Boolean search and invites parties to consider "more innovative" techniques

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

The Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, has ordered the federal government to try again to collect documents responsive to requests issued under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in Nat’l Day Laborer Org. Network v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency

Impact of Parents Involved in Community Schools v Seattle School District No. 1 and Meredith v Jefferson County Board of Education on affirmative action in higher education

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2007

In two closely-watched cases, the Supreme Court ruled on June 28 that public school districts may not use race and ethnicity as the predominant consideration in school assignment programs designed to promote diversity

Investment manager and placement agent solicitation of New York City pension systems now regulated by lobbying law

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 11 2011

The New York City Law Department issued an opinion to the New York City Clerk in 2010 that clarifies the application of the New York City Lobbying Law (Lobbying Law) to placement agents and other persons who attempt to influence decisions made by the New York City Comptroller, Comptroller's staff, boards of trustees of the City's pension funds and retirement systems or members of their staff, about the investment of pension funds

Congress likely to reign-in federal spending and reduce national debt and deficit

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2011

Many issues featured prominently in the November elections but none more so than federal spending and the country's budgetary crisis

Time's up for time of decision rule

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2010

The New Jersey Senate and Assembly recently passed a bill (S-58: A-437) that overrides the "time of decision rule," which has governed decision making under the Municipal Land Use Law for decades

U.S. Department of Education proposes changes in privacy regulations

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2008

On March 24, 2008, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to amend its regulations implementing the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA

Public finance primer

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2009

Federal Tax law provides that interest on certain state and local bonds is not included in gross income of investors holding these obligations and receiving interest